The origin of the story of bronze St George sculpture:
It is believed that St. George was a Christian who lived in the Near East during the Roman Empire. Bronze St George sculpture is loved for successfully killing a poisonous dragon in Libya. Now, in many places in Britain, you can see the pattern of a horse-riding warrior in armor slaying a dragon. This is Saint George.
The poisonous dragon built a nest by the water source. Every day, they have to sacrifice two sheep to the dragon, and when the sacrifice of the sheep is finished, they must be replaced by a young girl. The people choose the victims by drawing lots. One day, the princess was elected. The king begged the citizens, hoping to choose someone else to replace the princess, but it was useless. When the princess was sent to the dragon’s nest, a bronze St George sculpture traveled to this place. He relied on the power of faith to kill the dragon to save the princess.
Even though St. George never existed, the story of the bronze St George sculpture conveys the spirit of protecting the weak, facing the invaders, and sacrificing holiness.
st george and the dragon statue
The process of canonization of bronze St George sculpture as a saint:
In 302 AD, the Roman emperor issued a decree which stipulated that every Christian soldier in the army should be arrested, and other soldiers should make sacrifices to the Roman gods on a regular basis. But bronze St George sculpture opposed this decree that was inconsistent with his beliefs, and his fearless courage made him start a confrontation with Emperor Diocletian. Diocletian was very sad. He didn’t want to lose his best guardian and the son of his best official, Gerontius. Bronze St George sculpture announced the emperor’s decree loudly. Together with his comrades, in the stands, he claimed to be a Christian and declared that he worshiped Jesus Christ. Diocletian first tried to buy George, and even provided land, funds, and slaves, in order to make him believe in Roman gods. The emperor did a lot of things, but George never accepted it.
Realizing that his efforts were futile, Diocletian had no choice but to refuse to enforce the law is impossible. Before George confiscates his property and prepares to execute his sentence. Bronze St George sculpture faced all kinds of torture. Finally, in 303 AD, on April 23, George was beheaded on the wall of Nicomedia, bronze St George sculpture was canonized by Pope Glasius I like a saint in 494.
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